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Colleges / Lackawanna College

Lackawanna College

Scranton, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate33%

Lackawanna College Admissions

Lackawanna College is not competitive to get into. Around 33% of applicants get into Lackawanna College each year. Out of 1,624 applications received in 2023, 534 students were offered admission.

If you are thinking about applying to Lackawanna College, the fee for the application is $35.

Lackawanna College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Lackawanna College's admissions stats.

Lackawanna College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Lackawanna College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Lackawanna College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Info Not Available
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Considering Applying Early to Lackawanna College?

Lackawanna College may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Lackawanna College directly for more information about early applications.

➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Lackawanna College Admissions

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Lackawanna College?

It is not competitive to get into Lackawanna College. Lackawanna College has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2022, Lackawanna College accepted 33% of all applicants, around 534 of the 1,624 students who applied.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Lackawanna College, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transferring to Lackawanna College

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

For Students Waitlisted to Lackawanna College

Lackawanna College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Lackawanna College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Lackawanna College

What does Lackawanna College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Interview Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Academic GPA Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with Lackawanna College for more information on admission factors.

Lackawanna College Application Requirements

To apply to Lackawanna College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Lackawanna College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Lackawanna College?

Lackawanna College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Lackawanna College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Lackawanna College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Lackawanna College.

Transfer students can enroll in Lackawanna College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Lackawanna College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Lackawanna College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Lackawanna College.

Does Lackawanna College accept transfer credits?

✅ Lackawanna College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Lackawanna College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

Do I have to submit test scores to Lackawanna College?

✅ Lackawanna College is not test optional.

What is Lackawanna College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Lackawanna College is 33%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Lackawanna College?

🟨 Lackawanna College may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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Admission Difficulty

Open Admission


How hard is it to get into Lackawanna College? Lackawanna College is a open admission institution. The Lackawanna College acceptance rate is 33%. This means that the institution accepts 32 out of every 100 applicants.


Lackawanna College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lackawanna College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Lackawanna College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Lackawanna College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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